Artist in Residence Quarantine Diaries Episode 21: Thank you for the music…

There’s been a New Year’s Day tradition in my family ever since I was a little girl. We’d gather around the TV on January 1 to watch the Vienna Philharmonic give the Neujahrskonzert, the New Year Concert, a joyous thing … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Local Magics by Jennifer Stevenson

Local Magics by Jennifer Stevenson Four liminal short stories by Jennifer Stevenson: “Solstice” A young guitarist turns the year with her bare hands. “The Riddle Curse” The goddess struggles to reunite with her two husbands. “Tragesangre” Bigamy only hurts when … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in Australia

We were all so sane and calm and efficient until now. An exemplary people doing amazing things in a terribly trying time. My friend Conor, who visited his parents for Christmas and spent the early part of the year defending … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in Australia

We’re used to impossible adjectives right now in Australia. We think we will get used to what’s happening, but we never do. It’s all personal and it’s all much bigger than any news report has been willing to show. Let … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in Australia

There are some very big subjects that our lives centre around right now in Australia. I don’t want to talk about them. They’re full of difficulty and emotion and… it’s exhausting even thinking about them, to be honest. I can’t … Continue reading

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